Juventus defender Chiellini surprised by AC Milan opening day defeat

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini admits he was surprised by AC Milan's defeat to Hellas Verona.

Juventus are on top of the table after their 1-0 win away to Sampdoria.

“Milan’s result was a little surprising, even if I had predicted some difficulties, because it always is tough against a newly-promoted side,” Chiellini told Sky Sport Italia.

“I thought they would struggle, but would never have imagined a defeat. I am happy for Luca Toni, as I didn’t expect him to still be playing at that level.”

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